Show Business: Viewpoints

PORTRAIT: THE WOMAN I LOVE. ABC.

Sunday, Dec. 17, 9-10 p.m. E.S.T.

A dashing young king gives up his throne for a woman while half the world breathlessly watches and listens. The courtship of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson may be the romance of the century; but to the producers of this dramatized recreation, it is just another soap opera, with Windsor Castle taking the place of General Hospital, Edward standing in for the handsome doctor on rounds, and poor Wally playing the inevitable "other woman."

Unfortunately, as ABC is presenting it, the show is...

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